ICICI Bank, Lombard issued notices for Illegal withdrawal
Shilpi | Ranchi
Ranchi District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum has issued branch managers of ICICI BANK, ICICI Credit Card and ICICI Lombard Insurance Company show-cause notices on the charges of illegal and unlawful withdrawals from the account of the respectable account holder Ashutosh Priya Kumar, Manager, SAIL.
The Forum recent orders on July 8 prior to the past hearings ordered opposite party number two to file a show cause for not appearing before the forum in the given time, opposite party number three to sought time to clarify the amount from office payments and opposite party number one to file a show cause for being absent on the recent hearing on July 8.
The forum in his most recent orders asked the branch managers to file the show cause, failing which the necessary orders of ex- parte would be passed on.
According to the complainant Ashutosh Priya Kumar, Manager, SAIL said, "He was requested to purchase an insurance policy by the company on April 16, 2007 but he declined so by sending an e-mail message on April 17, 2007. Later after eight months in January 2008 to his shock his ICICI bank account no. 017501508084 was nil as all the money had been debited from his account to the Insurance Company."
Later he was informed that two insurance policies were withdrawn on his name by the company instead he had never signed any documents or provided his PAN card number or given any relevant, authentic data.
A sum of amount 42, 000 was unlawfully withdrawn from his account and credit card. Adding to his misfortunes his son also had a retina detachment meanwhile, which had put him in great trouble during that time period.
Talking to The Pioneer Kumar seemed very disappointed and said, "These facilities are very helpful if the usage is done properly and people are not cheated in this manner. This is a great loss felt when you are seriously in need of money and unfortunately you undergo such tragedies."